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Spectacular Home at Wrightsville Beach!

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Enjoy the serenity and beauty of Wrightsville Beach, a 4 mile long island near the historic town of Wilmington, NC. It is generally devoid of high-rise buildings, and consists mainly of single-family homes, small condominium developments, and a small commercial district a unique blend of quiet beaches with cultural activities a short drive away.

This fabulous house, built in 1996 by the current owners, has been privileged to have had several 'studio' rentals, including producers, directors and even a few actors. Among them, Burt Reynolds, who wrote in guest book. 'This was the best place for work and R & R I have ever been. You can always tell when a house is full of love this one is'!!

Ashley Judd wrote 'How lucky I was to find your house a 'haven by the sea'. I will always have only the fondest memories of my stay at XXX. South Lumina'!!

Some other compliments that seem to resonate with most are: 'elegant, yet warm & cozy', 'Your house really is a home, & you make your guests feel like family'. 'no words can do justice to the spirit of hospitality in your home', 'reflects so much love, creativity & exquisite taste', 'What a peaceful, comfortable atmosphere you have created', and possibly the most rewarding compliment of all to the owners. 'All of our company this week agree that 'this is the Best House On The Beach'!'

The layout of the house is the very popular 'inverted' plan with the living area on the upper levels to best enjoy the views. There are 5 spacious bedrooms (including the loft), 4 full baths, and a wonderful outside shower. Beginning with the ground level, there is a foyer, a 2-car garage, storage, outside shower, and most important to many, the elevator.

The huge master bedroom on the 1st level has a king bed and sitting area, with a large private bath. A porch off of this room is absolutely perfect to enjoy your morning coffee. Also, on this floor you will find one queen bed-room with a private bath, one bedroom with two 3/4 beds with a private bath, and a laundry room.

On the 2nd level, with a more open floor plan, you will find an amazing kitchen with a breakfast room and sitting area, a dining room (table seats 8--plus 4 more at an adjacent game table), opening into a comfortable living room with bar and doors outside to a partly covered porch. There you will find plenty of seating for relaxing and enjoying the beach atmosphere. A 4th bedroom (queen) and bath complete this floor.

The 3rd floor is a very spacious 'loft' overlooking the

living room, with a queen bed, a sofa, large comfortable chairs, and an inviting porch, with the most incredible views of the ocean and channel.

A beautiful partially-shaded landscaped side yard compliments the house and provides a place for 'play', as well as a cooler inviting retreat for anyone after a day in the sun. Beach access is only steps from the driveway. There is ample parking for 6 cars and enclosed space to secure 'toys' and beach paraphernalia. This property is built for mostly family style vacations or getaways.

You will love playing and walking on the beach, swimming, surfing, shelling, fishing from the surf or one of the two piers on the island, biking, or running or walking 'the loop', a popular 3 mile journey around Harbor Island which separates Wrightsville Beach from the mainland. Tennis courts and a wonderful park for kids are nearby. Kayaks and motor boats can be rented on the beach or Island.

Numerous restaurants are either within walking distance or a short drive back to the mainland. Upscale shopping is available at Lumina Station or Mayfaire, only a 5-10 minute drive away. The historic district of Wilmington is only 15 minutes away. Downtown Wilmington is thriving with shopping, restaurants, bars, historical tours, and tours of the famous USS North Carolina battleship. The North Aquarium is 20 minute drive and history buffs will enjoy tours of nearby Fort Fisher and other Revolutionary War and Civil War sites.

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More Details

Property Manager
Marvin Bradley
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2018


South End House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Families only.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 3/4 beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), 3/4 Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Spectacular Home at Wrightsville Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

College Girls' reunion

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful week (despite some nasty weather!!) with girls from our ECU days in the 70's. Marvin was a gracious host, met us at the house and had staged it with fresh cuttings from his yard, lights on, and beach music playing. Beds very comfortable and neighborhood quiet. Perfect place for friends to gather!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home in Wrightville Beach

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a week's vacation in WB and are pleased with this rental. Well-built, solid construction, quiet inside the house, with multiple decks for enjoying the evening sea breeze. Nicely decorated, the house came well-appointed: nice furnishings, comfy beds and well-equipped kitchen. Beach access is across the street. Food and shopping are walking/short drive distance. The owners were very helpful showing us around and getting acquainted with the property. We enjoyed our stay and plan to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best house on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

I have been renting in Wrightsville for years and I can safely say, this is the best house on the beach at the best end of the beach! The beds were super comfortable which is something that you don't often find in beach rentals. Each room of the house is decorated beautifully making this a home you never want to leave. Marvin, the owner, could not have been more helpful and welcoming. Beach access is directly across the street and super convenient. IF you like to surf, it is directly in front of the surfing zone. We enjoyed sitting on the front porch every night and the view from the third floor deck at sunset is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing such a special home. We look forward to coming back next year. All the best, Jenny G.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fayetteville, NC

Very comfy, yet elegant home

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house that has such a welcoming feel. It starts with an owner that is easy to deal with and such a wonderful gentleman. Each room, and even the common areas are tastefully decorated with great care. You'll feel right at home.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I rented this home for a family wedding party..Our family has rented many homes throughout the years..this home is by far..the most inviting home on the Island..the owners are amazing..and make you feel like you are a part of their will not be disappointed with your stay at this comfy, cozy's equipped with everything you could possibly want..we will be staying here the next time we visit Wrightsville Beach..Thank you for your hospitality..and sharing your gorgeous home with us!! Kim :)

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm Desert, CA

Outstanding home, outstanding owner

  • 5 of 5

From our first phone contact with Marvin to pulling out of the driveway to head home, this was a fantastic experience. My husband, two teens, and another couple were happy as clams in this house. We truly felt like we were guests in a special home, not renters. The décor is beautiful, the kitchen is incredibly well-stocked, and the host was gracious and friendly. We loved the many decks and comfortable furniture that lured us outside to see the ocean, which was just a short walk away. The elevator definitely came in handy for hauling luggage and groceries upstairs. If we lived closer, I'd rent this place every summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.